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Steelers host youth football camp at West Allegheny

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Former Steelers to serve as instructors on Thursday and Friday

The youth of the Steelers Nation will converge on DeMichela Stadium this Thursday and Friday for the West Allegheny School District Youth Football Camp presented by Gatorade, Dicks Sporting Goods and Tastykake.

Steelers alumni Tunch Ilkin, Craig Wolfley, Jason Gildon, Justin Hartwig, and Mike Schneck will assist local high school coaches and kids during the Offensive/Defensive rotations on Thursday. During the speakers session, those alumni players will share life lesson stories with the kids. Friday will consist of 7-on-7 games of one-hand touch football, with the alumni players serving as coaches/referees for the games.

Youth Football Camp schedule:
Thursday, July 21:
8:30-9:30 a.m. – Registration and photos with E.L.F. Entertainment
9:30-9:40 a.m. – Welcome/Intros
9:40-9:50 a.m. – Team Photo/Stretch/Warm-ups
9:50-10:10 a.m. – Offensive/Defensive Rotation 1
10:10-10:30 a.m. – Offensive/Defensive Rotation 2
10:30-10:50 a.m. – Offensive/Defensive Rotation 3
10:50-11:10 a.m. – Offensive/Defensive Rotation 4
11:10-11:40 a.m. – Steelers Speakers
11:40-12:20 p.m. – Lunch, Subway 6” hoagie
12:20-12:40 p.m. – Offensive/Defensive Rotation 5
12:40-1:00 p.m. – Offensive/Defensive Rotation 6
1:00-1:20 p.m. – Offensive/Defensive Rotation 7
1:20-1:40 p.m. – Offensive/Defensive Rotation 8
1:40-2:00 p.m. – Review of Day One/End of Day One

Friday July 22:
9:00-9:30 a.m. – Stretch/Warm-ups
9:30-9:45 a.m. – Description of Steelers Skills Sessions/Groupings
9:45-11:00 a.m. – Steelers Football Skills Sessions
11:00-2:30 p.m. – Autographs/Lunch, Subway 6” hoagie
12:35-1:45 p.m.  – Steelers 7-on-7 Sessions
1:35-2:00 p.m. – Steelers Awards/Wrap-up

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